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Title: Psychosocial Factors Influencing Attitudes Towards Internet Piracy Among Nigerian University Students
Author: Femi M Ilevbare [Obafemi Awolowo University]

Ife Psychologia 16, no. 1: 132-145

Year: 2008


Subject/Type: Piracy
Focus: Film, Music, Software
Country/Territory: Nigeria
Objective: To investigate psychosocial factors influencing attitude towards Internet piracy among Nigerian university students.
Sample: 250 university students
Methodology: Questionnaire

Main Findings

The study found that gender, level of self-esteem and ethnic affiliation did not influence the attitude of Nigerian university students towards Internet piracy. Education and some amount of criminal prosecution are seen as the most apt means of curbing Internet piracy in Nigeria.

[Date Added: Mar 31, 2009 ]